active optics


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active optics

n (functioning as singular)
(General Physics) a system to compensate for any deformation caused by gravity in the surface accuracy and alignment of the mirrors of an astronomical telescope by means of actuators that control the movable mirror supports
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TE Connectivity's TE 25G Active Optics featuring Coolbit Optical Engines help advance the capabilities of fiber optics to accommodate the demands for 25 Gb/sec and beyond.
By using some newly developed technology which builds on recent advances in CCD cameras and active optics we hope to produce equipment which will change the way these measurements are done.
Wilson originated the ESO Active Optics Group and is a passionate crusader for such design.
The New Technology Telescope relies on a feedback system, called active optics, to achieve its resolving power.
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